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The dance/poms team practices and performs at Wauwatosa East HS from August to March at school athletic events and competition meets.  Tryouts are in April the preceding year to ensure a roster at the beginning of the next school year.  Contact the head coach with any interest in the program.

Head Coach: Marylana Gurman

Assistant Coach: Claire Karon


Attention ALL Dancers!

Do you have a love for dance? Are you interested in further learning and experiencing what it is like to be a Varsity Raiderette Dancer?

The Wauwatosa East Varsity Raiderette Dance Team are inviting hardworking, respectful individuals to come to their practice the week of February 12th- February 16th to learn a two minute dance routine that they will perform at the Girl’s Varsity Basketball Game on Friday, February 16th.

If you’re interested in pursuing the program in the future, or just want to try something new, we’re welcoming all. NO DANCE EXPERIENCE NEEDED!

Participants Eligible: All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Longfellow students as well as 9th, 10th, and 11th East High School students previously not enrolled in the team who are interested in knowing more about what the Raiderette Dance Program is about.

When Will Practices Be?

Monday, February 12th from 5:30 pm until 7:30pm

Tuesday, February 13th from 5:30 pm until 7:30pm

Thursday, February 15th from 5:30 pm until 7:30pm

*PERFORMANCE*- Friday, February 16th.

Participants MUST attend at least 2 out of the 3 practices. They should come to each practice

Girls Will Perform on Friday, February 16th at 7:15pm at the Wauwatosa East Varsity Girls game. Participants are to report wearing all black attire (black fitted t-shirt, black leggings, tennis shoes or closed toes dance shoes) at 5:30pm to review routine at practice before game. Girls will be dismissed after halftime around 8:15pm.

POSITIVE BEHAVIORS ARE MANDATORY. Coach Gruman and Karon have the right to dismiss any students who are not meeting proper behavioral expectations both at practice and during performance.

How do I sign up?

Girls will need to register via the Google Form BEFORE the first day of clinic 2018 Little Raiderette Dance Team Try It! . Clinical Waiver form located on the website will also need to be printed, filled out, and returned by the first practice date. Waiver

A small participation Fee of $10.00 will be required cash or check made out to: Wauwatosa East High School.

Participants should come with this fee, as well as their clinical waiver form the first day of practice: Monday, February 12th.  

Questions? Please Email Coach Marlayna Gruman at: